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sex before ovulation?

If i had sex two days before estimated ovulation and every day leading up to it but not on the day of due to family being in town is it possible that i could still get pg? How many women have gotten pg by having sex a few days before ov?

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:39 PM on Dec. 23, 2008 in Trying to Conceive

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  • Its ideal to have sex before O. Actually the day before is the best. Sperm can live in you for up to 5 days depending on the environment. The more EWCM the longer it can live. The egg only lives up to 24 hours after release. So yes you could be pregnant. Good Luck. Try and stay busy during the 2WW to keep your mind off it.

    Answer by lisab7982 at 10:43 PM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • I've never had to TRY to conceive before, but I've read that you shouldn't do the deed everyday. You're supposed to let his sperm count go back up before doing it again so to do it every other day.

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 10:43 PM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • Yes- that is the best time to do it, I think. Its said if you want a girl, you do it a couple days before ovulation, and if you want a boy, you do it on the day you ovulate.

    Answer by abigail824 at 10:54 PM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • Yes, it will probably be a girl if you do. Sperm can live up to 5 days inside of you.

    Answer by mlregalado at 12:27 AM on Dec. 24, 2008

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